Wayne Brady toplines Just for Laughs
Demetri Martin, Louis CK and Brad Garrett also setTORONTO -- Wayne Brady, Demetri Martin, Louis CK and Brad Garrett are to host galas at the upcoming Just For Laughs Toronto festival, organizers said Monday.
The Toronto talent lineup will also include Aziz Ansari, Mike Wilmot, Thea Vidale, Comedy Central's Gabriel Iglesias and Irish comic Tommy Tiernan bringing his one person show "Crooked Man" to town.
Tom Papa will also be on hand to host "The Relationship Show," with Jim Breuer performing, while the ALT Comedy showcase will feature performances by Andy Kindler and Patton Oswalt.
Other stand-ups bringing concert performances to Toronto include Mike Birbiglia with "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend," and Elon Gold with his "Elon Gold: Half Jewish, Half Very Jewish" show.
Montreal's Just for Laughs festival four years ago shifted its format to Toronto, complete with theatre performances and a street festival in the downtown core.
Just For Laughs Toronto is set to run from July 6 to 11.
Additional talent announcements are to be made in the coming weeks.